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CODE 80727
ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR MED/16
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 1° Semester
MODULES Questo insegnamento è un modulo di:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

Within the Course of Applied Medical Therapy and Palliative Care, the Rheumatology Teaching program is intended to provide basic knowledge for treating the major rheumatic diseases.

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of the course, the student will acquire skills in choosing, prescribing and monitoring the effects of the main drugs used in the treatment of rheumatic diseases.

TEACHING METHODS

Teaching modality:

- Theoretical frontal lessons

- Clinical case analysis

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Syllabus:

- Therapy of chronic inflammatory arthritis (such as rheumatoid arthritis and spondylarthritis).

- Therapy of systemic connective tissue diseases (such as systemic sclerosis, lupus erythematosus, Sjogren syndrome, myositis).

- Therapy of vasculitis.

- Therapy of crystal induced arthropathy (such as gout and Calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease).

- Therapy of fibromyalgia.

- Therapy of soft tissue diseases (such as enthesitis, bursitis and tenosynovitis).

- Therapy of degenerative bone diseases (such as osteoporosis and Paget).

- Therapy of osteoarthritis.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

UNIREUMA REUMATOLOGIA – IDELSON GNOCCHI 2014.

EULAR TEXTBOOK ON RHEUMATIC DISEASES – BMJ 2015.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

DIEGO BAGNASCO (President)

ANDREA DE MARIA (President)

GIOVANNI PASSALACQUA (President)

FULVIO BRAIDO

MARCO CANEPA

MANUELE FURNARI

EDOARDO GIOVANNI BATTISTA GIANNINI

ROBERTO MASSIMO LEMOLI

DAVIDE CARLO MAGGI

LIVIA PISCIOTTA

ITALO PORTO

ALBERTO SULLI

FRANCESCA CHIARA VIAZZI

ROBERTO PONTREMOLI (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

LESSONS

Class schedule

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EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

The exam will take place in written form.

The test consists of a series of multiple choice quizzes, included in the written test of the Course of Applied Medical Therapy and Palliative Care.

Quizzes can be represented by short clinical cases or clinical situations.

There are 4 possible options of choice, one of which is correct.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The final exam will verify the student learning, attesting the acquisition of the expected learning outcomes. It will take place within the written test of the Applied Medical Therapy and Palliative Care course. The student must reach a minimum score of 18/30 to pass the exam.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Class attendance is mandatory.

Lesson slides will remain available to students.

Students will be received at the end of the lessons, if interested in any clarifications regarding the discussed topics or anything else of specific interest.